Statements about Polls and Public Opinion

"One thing that is much more unpopular than the Affordable Care Act is repealing the Affordable Care Act."

A recent Gallup poll found that 72 percent of Americans and 56 percent of Democrats "say the biggest threat to our nation's security is big government."

"The numbers of people that support Obamacare and like it have been steadily dropping."

A poll taken "a few months ago" found "70 percent approval or higher" for the Act 10 collective bargaining law.

"Americans increasingly want (the Affordable Care Act) to be repealed."

Says 50 percent of millennials don’t associate with "any political party."

Says President Barack Obama’s approval rating "gained 3 points in the last couple months."

"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."

"When I talk about (raising the) minimum wage ... half of Republicans agree with it."

A YouGov.com poll shows 71 percent of Obama voters regret voting for him.

"Only 3 percent of voters 18 to 34 don't believe that climate change is really happening."

"The latest Quinnipiac poll found that nearly six-in-ten Americans oppose ObamaCare -- 30% support the law and 57% oppose it."

"In every poll," John Cornyn "always loses to any conservative the voters have heard about."

Says Barack Obama’s approval rating "is right in the average" for second-term presidents at this point.

"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."

"(Obamacare) is a bill which has never once had a majority of Americans favor it."

Wendy Davis is "the most popular politician in Texas."

"There was a Gallup poll in Egypt last year, and 70 percent of Egyptians don't want our money."

"Seventy-four percent of Rhode Islanders support [a] national popular vote [for president] because they, as I, believe in one person-one vote."

Says unsuccessful Texas abortion legislation "was supported by a majority of" Texans.  

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